How can an unaffiliated candidate get on a ballot for a general election?
Each state has it's own set of laws for an unaffiliated candidate to get on the ballot for the general election. The majority of the states have petitions signed and a filing fee that goes towards the general board of elections. ...
Asked in Politics and Government, US Presidents
A ballot used in general election on which all the candidates from each party are listed in parallel columns?
a type of ballot used in general election where all of the candidates from each party are listed in parallel columns is called ...
Do you have to vote your party in the November election in Georgia?
If you vote in a primary election, you have to designate a Party. In a General Election, you vote for anybody on the ballot. ...
Asked in India Politics
Which authority recognises political parties in India?
Political parties in India are recognized by The Election Commission. This Commission recognizes the party, provides it a ballot paper and give Code of Conduct to the parties. ...
Can a person vote in the general election without voting in the primary?
Yes, as long as you are a registered voter. In some states, you will now be asked to show a photo-ID before you are allowed to cast your ballot; but if you did in fact register and you are on the list of eligible voters, you may show up to vote in the general election, even if you missed the primary. ...
Asked in Elections and Voting
In which type of election do voters choose a party's candidates for the general election?
This kind of election is called a primary election in most parts of the world. In an open primary, anyone who is eligible to vote in the general election may vote in that primary election. This is in contrast to a closed primary, where only members of a political party are allowed to vote in that party's internal election. In countries that do not have any kind of open primaries, the term selection may be used to refer to closed primaries. Generally, a...
Can you vote for one party in the primary and vote for another party in the general election?
Yes, for closed primaries you are only allowed to vote for candidates who are in the same party as the voter. In an open primary, like a general election, any registered voter is allowed to vote for the candidates on the ballot. The difference between open primaries and general elections is that open primaries include only candidates from one party that all registered voters can choose from, while in the general elections, candidates can come from several parties, with all registered voters...
Asked in Democratic Party, Republican Party
How does a candidate who is NOT a democrat or republician get their name on a ballot for a general election?
Each state has its own rules for Independent or third party candidates. Usually the deadlines are the same for these and for the two big parties, but many of these deadlines to file or to become eligible to file as in the case of third parties are not well known by the general public. The best way to get an answer you can actually use is to call the Secretary of State's office in your state capital and ask what the rules...
Asked in Elections and Voting
What is it called when you vote for officials from both parties on your ballot?
Voting from different parties on the same ballot is popularly known as a split ticket. ...
What is it called when a person votes in an election using a ballot obtained from his county election officer either in person beforehand or by mail?
When a person votes in an election using a ballot obtained from his county election officer either in person beforehand or by mail is called an absentee ballot. ...
When a person votes in an election using a ballot obtained from his county election officer either in person beforehand or by mail what is it called?
When a person votes in an election using a ballot obtained from his county election officer either in person beforehand or by mail what is it called voting by absentee ballot. ...
Asked in Adjectives and Articles, Pronouns
What word is used to describe the process of casting a ballot during an election?
The process of casting a ballot during an election is officially called voting. ...
How many third parties have there been in the U.S?
Every election, there are a dozen or so third parties who get a candidate on the ballot in one or more states. Very few get any electoral votes and very few get on the ballot in all of the states. There are undoubtedly other third parties that do not get enough signatures or raise the money needed to get on any state's ballot. I do not think anyone has made a serious effort count them all. There are also independent candidates...
Asked in US Presidents
If you are out of town on election day can you apply ahead of time for an electronic ballot?
A voter who will be away from the polling place on election day may apply for a absentee ballot ...
How can you vote if you're away when the election is held?
You can vote by absentee ballot. I was living in Germany when I was able to vote for my first presidential election and voted absentee ballot. ...
Asked in Elections and Voting, US Governors
How is the Lieutenant Governor of Texas normally chosen?
The lieutenant governor of Texas is chosen by general election. The lieutenant governor is on the same ballot of the governor. ...
Asked in 2008 Presidential Campaign
How can you apply for mail ballot?
This depends upon the voting laws of each state. In general though, the local election board or commission will have forms a voter can complete to request an absentee ballot. That absentee ballot is sent to the address requested by the voter. The absentee ballot is filled in by the voter and sent in to the government official responsible for those ballots. ...
Asked in US Presidents, US Constitution, US Government
How is the president nominated?
US presidents are nominated by a political party through primary elections and the party convention. In order to appear on the ballot petitions have to be filed . The parties take care of this task. The two major parties get their candidates on the ballots in all the states. Other parties get candidates on the ballot from time to time, sometimes only in a few states, sometimes nationally. Sometimes an individual forms his own party and gets on the ballot and may...
Asked in US Presidents, Elections and Voting
What is an election held within a political party at which the voters choose candidates who will appear on the ballot in an upcoming election?
the answer is (PRIMARY ELECTION)